June 20, 2019

Some of us take it for granted now. But, transport yourself back 154 years ago, to the bustling seaport city of Galveston, the front door of Texas. Controlled by the Confederacy for two years, news of Lee’s surrender had reached Texas at the end of April. Uncertainty d...

June 6, 2019

The beaches are quiet now. The cliffs of Pointe-du-Hoc are green with life. The church bells at Sainte-Mere-Eglise toll only for church. The only ships visible on the horizon are pleasure crafts and merchant vessels. In Colleville-sur-Mer, the sounds of war have been r...

May 27, 2019

Let us remember the fallen.

Let us remember those who paid the ultimate price so that we may remain free.

Let us remember the children who miss their parent, the parent who longs to see their child one more time, the comrade whose sleep is interrupted by memories and fla...

May 7, 2019

To all our friends, beware of random calls from foreign countries, especially Sierra Leone and Mauratania.

The Federal Communications Commission issued a warning over the weekend to recipients of these calls. They are a scam and can result in you becoming a victim of th...

April 30, 2019

   

      Most of us have experienced the frustration of not being able to find our car in a parking.  Walking around aimlessly, pushing the alarm button on our key, listening intensely for our car horn. Imagine how you would feel when the reason you can’t find you...

April 23, 2019

“Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and you children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interest skin your country of its beauty, its rich...

November 12, 2018

To all our veterans on this Veteran’s Day…

Thank you.

To those who left behind the comforts of home and families, who went to foreign shores to fight the foes of liberty, who scan the horizons on distant seas for our enemies, who stand as sentinels for our freedoms.

Thank...

May 28, 2018

On a high spot across the Potomac, there sits a house. If you stand on one of its porches, you have a beautiful panoramic view of the National Mall, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Washington Monument. It was once owned by the grandson of a President and a general. But,...

July 4, 2017

           Our nation is built on courage.

          As they met in the Philadelphia, they knew they would be branded as traitors to the Crown. They knew that their families would never be safe unless the unthinkable happened—unless they managed...